PATIENT STORY

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

March 22, 2017 1

Savvy marketing gets teens to eat their greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students three times more likely to use the salad bar.

March 22, 2017 0

Got a cold? Still no cure

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief, but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

March 21, 2017 0

Poor sleep in preschool years could mean behavior troubles later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school.

March 21, 2017 0

Opioid painkillers and anxiety meds: A deadly mix?

Thirty percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked.

March 20, 2017 0

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

Potential reversal of type 2 diabetes?

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission.

March 19, 2017 0

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

March 18, 2017 4

Parenthood an elixir for longevity?

Researchers compare life expectancy with marital status and parenthood, to see whether having a child influences how long a person lives.

March 18, 2017 0

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Less pain, more gain

Spectrum Health athletic trainers help large companies cut down on work-related injuries, boosting productivity and profits.

March 17, 2017 3

Pickles and pregnancy

Moms-to-be sometimes crave the strangest things. It's typically harmless—as long as it's food.

March 16, 2017 0